Details for Wichita Falls Women's Forum (Atlas Number 5485005808)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5485005808


Marker Number 5808
Atlas Number 5485005808
Marker Title Wichita Falls Women's Forum
Index Entry Wichita Falls Women's Forum
Address 2120 Speedway
City Wichita Falls
County Wichita
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 545009
UTM Northing 3749866
Subject Codes buildings; women, women's history topics; design and construction; Mediterranean (architectural style); women's clubs
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 2120 Speedway, Wichita Falls
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text This building was constructed for members of the Wichita Falls Woman's Forum, organized in 1925. Designed by T. L. Sorey, it was completed in 1927 on land donated by the Hamilton-Martin Investment Company. Mediterranean influences include the use of arches, light brick, and a roof of multicolored clay tile. A major addition to the east side of the original structure was completed in 1960. (Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980.)